Why is The Hangover 2 rated R?
Official MPAA Rating: The Hangover 2 is rated R for for pervasive language, strong sexual content including graphic nudity, drug use and brief violent images.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Frequent portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Brief portrayals of graphic violence.
- Four scenes of violence depicting fighting, shooting and self-mutilation.
- Occasional gory and grotesque images.
- Frequent buttock, breast, male and female genital nudity is shown.
- Sexually suggestive scene involving nudity.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Frequent use of crude and descriptive sexual language and references.
- Occasional offensive scenes.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.
- Frequent use of racial slurs.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Detailed portrayals of illegal drug use in a recreational context.
- Detailed portrayals of alcohol and substance abuse.
- Tobacco use.